African Union invites Libyan reps, opposition to talks
PARIS, March 24
PARIS, March 24 (Reuters) - The African Union has invited representatives of Muammar Gaddafi's government, Libyan opposition representatives and others to talks in Addis Ababa this Friday, the union's chairman Jean Ping said.
Ping told reporters that Gaddafi may send his prime minister and that officials from the European Union, United Nations Security Council, and neighbouring Arab countries had also been invited to Ethiopia to discuss the Libyan crisis. (Reporting by John Irish; Writing by Catherine Bremer; Editing by Matthew Jones)